Florence Zanetti, Author at Chris Mee Group | CMSE
16
Feb

6 TIPS FOR WORKING WITH A STANDING DESK

height of desk and keyboardChanging to standing desks – Is this the answer to all of our sedentary life and back problems?

Did you know that in the UK alone, back issues account for over £1.5B in sick leave every year?
Dr James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic State University Obesity Solution Initiative and inventor of the treadmill desk believes that “Sitting is the new smoking”. Research has directly linked prolonged sitting due to sedentary life with serious illnesses as such as cancer, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Any type of static posture maintained for a prolonged period of time is harmful to the body, putting loads on the muscles and tendons and ultimately reducing the blood flow, causing damage.

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